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Living with Dementia

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

A patient’s own skin cells may one day treat multiple diseases

The possibility of developing stem cells from a patient’s own skin and using them to treat conditions as diverse as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer has generated tremendous excitement in the stem cell research community in recent years. Such therapies would avoid the controversial need for using stem cells derived from human embryos,… A patient’s own skin cells may one day treat multiple diseases   

Out of the shadows - Living with dementia

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